Associate Professor - Cancer Biology

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The University of Cincinnati is a premier, public, urban research university; ranked as one of America’s top 26 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. U.S. News has ranked UC in the Top Tier of America’s Best Colleges. The Chronicle of Higher Education calls UC a “research heavyweight”. Forbes, Delta Sky and Travel + Leisure magazines have named UC one of the most beautiful campuses. #HottestCollegeInAmerica

The College of Medicine, Department of Cancer Biology at the University of Cincinnati is seeking a highly qualified researcher to fill a faculty position. The rank of the appointment (Assistant/Associate/Professor) is open and will be commensurate with the experience and professional accomplishments of the selected applicant. This position will support the University’s mission and commitment to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff and all our activities.

The Department of Cancer Biology, in partnership with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and UC Cancer Institute, offers a highly collaborative environment that is supported by recent substantial institutional investment in infrastructure and core facilities.

The successful candidate will join the Department of Cancer Biology, a rapidly expanding department with faculty strength in research areas that include tumor metabolism and autophagy, oncogenic signaling, hormone receptor biology, gene regulation and genome integrity. This position will establish and maintain a vibrant and successful research program in basic cancer research, and will contribute to collaborative research within the department and college. This position will take an active role in graduate and/or medical student teaching, including evaluation of curriculum, student instruction and mentoring of students. Participation in service within the university and at a national level is expected and will vary according to rank.
Faculty labs are housed in the Vontz Center for Molecular Studies, an architecturally notable structure designed by Frank Gehry. For more information, visit

Minimum Qualifications: All successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree(s) and work on basic mechanisms of cancer in areas complementing the existing strengths of the department. We invite applications from candidates with postdoctoral experience and a substantial publication record in breast, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate or other cancers. Our broad areas of interest include: gene regulation and cancer epigenetics, anti-tumor immunity, oncogenic signaling pathways, RNA biology, tumor metastasis, metabolism, microenvironment, and bioinformatics. Successful candidates appointed at the Associate or Professor level must have an outstanding track record in publications and external grant funding.

Application Process: Create an 'Applicant Profile' and upload your CV/Resume. Officially apply to Requisition # and under the 'Additional Documents' section of the Application include summaries of research accomplishments, future research plan, and names of three references. Interested applicants may also contact the Cancer Biology Search Committee, c/o Cara Kramer at [email protected] for further information and/or details regarding the position.



The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

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Posted: 6/11/2019
Application Due: 8/10/2019
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